March 08, 2013

Bumble Bee Foods Expands Voluntary Recall on Specific Codes of 5-Ounce Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna Products

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding the expansion of a recall on specific codes of 5-ounce Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna products. The recall was issued because the products do not meet the company's standards for seal tightness. Loose seals or seams could result in product contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens and lead to illness if consumed. There have been no reports to date of any illness associated with these products. Bumble Bee initially announced the voluntary recall on Wednesday, March 6 after identifying an issue on a manufacturing line, which has been corrected.

For a complete list of all products affected by the recall, you may view the full product recall at